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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question.It's really hard to determine how long a person will begin to produceantibodies after the Acute Viral Syndrome stage. Not all persons will haveAcute Viral Syndrome, and the severity of this syndrome can vary greatly... Read more »
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Follow-up Question about Hep C and HIV Coinfection (DELAYED SEROCONVERSION: HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection 2009)Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for your prompt response. I will be making a donation at... Read more »
Treatment in Seroconversion Maintains HIV-Specific Immune Responses Similar to Long-Term Slow ProgressorsRecent studies by Hocqueloux et al suggest that long-term control of viraemia is possible after discontinuation of prolonged ART initiated at seroconversion. 1 This study compared a cohort of 15 long-term non-progressors (LTNPs) with spontaneously... Read more »
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Socioeconomic Differences in the Impact of HIV Infection on Workforce Participation in France in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral TherapyIn the current study, the authors "sought to measure the difference in employment rates between HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative persons and to establish whether this difference varied according to the HIV-infected persons' socioeconomic... Read more »
The Impact of Sex Partners' HIV Status on HIV Seroconversion in a Prospective Cohort of Injection Drug UsersThe identification of persons at highest risk for HIV infection is crucial for targeting prevention strategies, the authors noted. In this study, researchers evaluated the HIV status of injection drug users' (IDUs) sex partners and rates of... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyNov.13/01 - I am a RN, 59 yrs old, white, female, I have no other medical problems. I suffered an accidental needlestick from an aids patient on Jan. 27/00. I took the required medication for safety sake, had been testing HIV- until July 28, 2001. ... Read more »
Posted by worriedman460, 3 RepliesOk. I did a stupid thing.
2 times oral, 2 times vaginal unprotected intercourse on New Year's eve. no excuse for it....
Anyway, I got a real quick cold a couple weeks in... cleared up within a couple weeks.
a month afterwards, i got a small lesion... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMy question relates to timing of possible HIV exposure, Acute HIV and subsequent sero-conversion.
Note I have tested negative with Elia tests out to 19 weeks but I have not been well since 2 weeks after the event feeling tired with off and on with... Read more »
Posted by ruby888, 1 ReplyPlease help me in understanding test accuracy. How accurate is hiv 1 western blot and hiv 2 immunoblot 2 years after unprotected sex. My partner conitues to have symptoms inspite of me testing following tests 2 yrs after multiple, unprotected,... Read more »
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